When it comes to Facebook and relationships, it tends to be true that it's often complicated. Interesting research into the social media network is showing that Facebook is having an impact on our romantic relationships. Facebook can often be the cause of relationship conflict as well as jealousy. Check out the infographic below to see … [Read more...] about Facebook and Your Relationship: It’s Complicated [Infographic]
I have written another article for MindBodyGreen on the topic of Facebook and relationships, which has been shared more than 13,000 times! These days, not a single week goes by in my therapy office without hearing at least one of my clients reflect on how they've been emotionally affected by something on Facebook. As powerful a tool Facebook can … [Read more...] about 5 Relationship Rules for Facebook
On a recent holiday to Canada, I visited the beautiful Whistler in British Columbia and decided to take the 'peak-to-peak' Gondola, which is the world's longest free-span Gondola. It was a spectacular ride with incredible scenery, but what I found shocking is there was a couple on the Gondola that both had their heads buried in their smartphones … [Read more...] about Does Your Relationship Need a Digital Detox?
I'm always fascinated by how social media, and in particular Facebook is impacting and influencing relationships. A recent article in the New York Times highlighted some of the dilemmas that couples are facing today as social media becomes deeply embedded in our modern ways of relating. In my relationship counselling practice, not a week goes by … [Read more...] about Warning: 9 Ways Facebook Couples can Avoid Social Suicide
More and more we are hearing in the media about relationship problems that involve Facebook. In particular, it seems it is the end of a relationship where interactions can deteriorate on Facebook. In my clinical practice I am hearing about behaviours such as jealousy, spying, cyber-stalking, public shaming, open hostility and conflict being … [Read more...] about How to Navigate the End of a Relationship on Facebook